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Lesbian Couple From Netflix Doc A Secret Love Made Into Bobbleheads

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Netflix documentary A Secret Love — have their own bobbleheads that were unveiled last month.Donahue and Henschel are the first lesbian couple included in the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.Phil Sklar, cofounder and CEO of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee, Wis., had the idea of a Donahue bobblehead after watching the Netflix documentary.“​​I thought that a bobblehead of Terry would be a great way to celebrate her life.

But we quickly realized that we couldn’t do a bobblehead of Terry without Pat,” Sklar said. “We decided to do one of Pat that would fit together at the base.”The couple’s “strong, everlasting bond” was a huge inspiration, Sklar said.“It was clear that Terry and Pat’s story had inspired a lot of people,” he said. “We thought bobbleheads would be a fun extension of the documentary.”Donahue and Henschel met when Donahue was playing for the Peoria Redwings in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1947.

After more than 65 years of telling family and friends that they were “roommates,” Donahue and Henschel ultimately came out.They married on Donahue’s 90th birthday in 2015.Since 2015, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has produced officially licensed bobbleheads of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.In a crouching position on a Peoria Redwings base bearing her name, Donahue’s bobblehead wears catcher’s gear including a removable face mask while ready to receive a pitch that replicates her AAGPBL baseball card.On skates and wearing a red Moose Jaw Wildcats hockey uniform with No.

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